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Ben Kepes is a technology evangelist, an investor, a commentator and a business adviser. His business interests include a diverse range of industries from manufacturing to property to technology. As a technology commentator he has a broad presence both in the traditional media and extensively online. Ben covers the convergence of technology, mobile, ubiquity and agility, all enabled by the Cloud. His areas of interest extend to enterprise software, software integration, financial/accounting software, platforms and infrastructure as well as articulating technology simply for everyday users.

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2 responses to “Making the Move From Traditional to SaaS – Credit Where Credit Is Due”

  1. Shawn

    Many “traditional” companies like McAfee seem to be getting in the SaaS mix by purchasing companies that already have a SaaS model established, as opposed to setting up or converting from their own. As the article states, the obvious reason why here is the predictable, recurring revenue, and in many industries the selling of the premise-based hardware. What will be interesting to see is if the acquiring companies are able to adapt to the SaaS model as opposed to placing their traditional model on a successful SaaS product.

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